Wednesday after the Feast of St. Mark [25 April], 11 Edward III. [A.D. 1337], William del Abbeye, skinner, admitted
broker of peltry before Sir John de Pulteneye, the Mayor,
Gregory de Nortone, and the rest of the Aldermen, by presentment and assent of Peter de Newcastle, William de Cave,
Thomas de Farnham, Richard de Lincoln, Simon de Polham,
William le Bowyere, and other good men of the craft of peltry,
&c. And the said William was sworn, &c.
Br'e q'd mercandise seu alie quecumque res venal' non ducant' extra regnum, etc.
Writ to the Sheriffs of London to make proclamation against
the exportation of merchandise and for forwarding provisions
and arms to Berwick-on-Tweed, "Strivelyn," (fn. 1) and the vill of
St. John, (fn. 2) and elsewhere for the King's use. Witness the King
at Leycestre, 2 Oct., 10 Edward III. [A.D. 1336].
Wednesday the eve of St. James [25 July], 10 Edward III.
[A.D. 1336], Richard atte Gate, "cordewaner," admitted broker
of leather and bazen (fn. 3) before Reginald de Conduit, Mayor, John
de Caustone and Ralph de Uptone, Aldermen, and the aforesaid [sic] Chamberlain, by presentment and assent of men of
the trade of leather and cordwainers. And the said Richard
was sworn, &c.
Folio ccli b.
Script' Ferrandi Manioun et ux'is sue per Walterum Mounde.
Quitclaim by Walter, eldest son of Walter Mounde de
Suthewerk, to Ferrand Manion and Margaret his wife of lands,
tenements, &c., in the vills and parishes of Bedyngtone and
Kersaultone and hamlet of Wodecote, co. Surrey. Witnesses,
Richard le Lacer, William le Gauger, Henry le Palmere, John
le Gros, John de Whytsand, Alexander de Romeseye, Henry
de Snetesham, Thomas de Snetesham, William de Strode,
Roger le Barber, Nicholas de Uptone, Crispin le Seeler, Paul
le Botiller, and John Renaud, John de Luda, clerk, and many
others [not named]. Dated Friday before the Feast of
St. Katherine [25 Nov.], 10 Edward III. [A.D. 1336].
Indentur' int' Steph'm le Freynssh aur' et ux'm ejus et Thom' de Cantebrigg' et ux'm ejus.
Lease by Thomas de Cantebrigge and Alice his wife to
Stephen le Freynssh, goldsmith, and Margaret his wife of a
parcel of land situate near the property of Richard de Henneye
and William le Plastrer; to hold the same for their lives.
Witnesses, Sir Reginald de Conduit, Mayor, William Curteys
and John le Clerk, (fn. 4) Sheriffs, Richard Denys, Richard de
Henneye, William Pykerel, and Robert Herlawe and others
[not named]. Dated Monday after the Feast of St. Michael
[29 Sept.], 10 Edward III. [A.D. 1336].
Commissio pro Nundinis Sc'i Botulphi.
Letter under the Common Seal from Reginald de Conduit,
the Mayor, and the whole commune (communa) of the City to the
Stewards, Bailiffs, &c., of the Fair of St. Botolph, notifying the
appointment of John de Grantham, Andrew Aubrey, John Coton,
William de Cave, John Hamond, Richard de Lincoln, Thomas
de Swanlond, Bartholomew Deumars, Michael de Caustone,
Thomas de Wynton', and William de Braughyng to be their
Wardens and Attorneys at the coming Fair. Dated 5 Aug.,
10 Edward III. [A.D. 1336].
Breve pro Parliamento tenend' apud Westm' anno xj°.
Writ to the Sheriffs notifying a further prorogation of the
Parliament which was originally summoned to meet at York on
Monday the Feast of St. Hillary [13 Jan.] last past, and subsequently appointed to meet at the same place at the octave
of the Purification [2 Feb.], viz., that the said Parliament meet
at Westminster on Monday after the Feast of St. Matthias
[24 Feb.]. (fn. 5) Witness the King at Westminster, 14 Jan.,
10 Edward III. [A.D. 1336-7].
Folio cclii b.
Tuesday the Feast of the Annunciation B. M. [25 March],
11 Edward III. [A.D. 1337], proclamation forbidding the exportation of wool until the King's further orders, and granting
protection to foreign clothworkers. (fn. 6)
Br'e pro burgens' Bristoll' de murag', etc.
Writ alias to the Mayor and Sheriffs to allow burgesses of
Bristol to pass quit of toll, lastage, murage, pavage, &c.
Witness the King at Westminster, 18 March, 11 Edward III.
Be it remembered that on Friday after the Feast of St. Martin
[11 Nov.], 10 Edward III. [A.D. 1336], came Richard atte Gate,
Simon le Mareschal, Simon le Cotiller, Richard de Ledrede,
and William de Bolyngbroke before John de Pulteneye, the
Mayor, and the rest of the Aldermen, and mainprised Laurence
de Dallyngge that he would faithfully serve Master John de
Offord, Dean of Arches.
Amocio meremii dat' ad capell' et petr ad eandem.
Be it remembered that on Thursday after the Feast of Conversion of St. Paul [25 Jan.], 11 Edward III. [A.D. 1336-7], temp.
Thomas de Maryns, Chamberlain, seventy-six pieces of timber
in the Guildhall were removed to the little garden of the Guildhall and placed under the wall adjoining the chamber formerly
belonging to John de "Baukewelle." Of this timber forty-six
pieces were afterwards used for the repair of the Crepelgate
by Richard de Berkyng, Alderman, and Thomas de Maryns,
The same day there were deposited in the cellar of the
Guildhall twenty-three unwrought stones, and many other
wrought stones lying in an outhouse (in logia) in the said
garden were removed to the same cellar. (fn. 7)
Be it remembered that this book was called the White Book